• Industry 4.0
  • June 1, 2021

8 Advantages of IO-Link

IO-Link – an integral part in the Industrial Automation As more devices are interconnected at the factory level, the automation process greatly depends on seamless communications between devices from the shop floor such as sensors and actuators to the control systems like PLCs, and others. To ensure this, IO-Link is one of the first standardized […]

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  • Industry 4.0
  • April 28, 2021
  • 3 Minutes Read

How IO-Link Protocol enhances Factory Automation and Benefits End Industries?

The current wave of the industrial revolution, also known as the Industrie 4.0, has proven to improve the production process in various aspects. To realize the promised benefits, a strong communication protocol that allows semantic interoperability among interconnected devices is needed. In manufacturing industries where processes are greatly dependent on the industrial sensors and actuators, […]

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  • Sensor
  • April 12, 2021
  • 3 Minutes Read

Energy Harvesting in Wireless Sensor Network

Introduction Wired sensors connected to control systems via industrial communication protocols like HART or even a simple 4–20 mA loop take up the required energy supplied over the cabling. It is estimated that wiring takes up majority of the total sensor installation cost. On the other hand, wireless sensors used for industrial control and automation […]

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  • Simulator
  • March 23, 2021
  • 3 Minutes Read

Role of Protocol Simulators In Product Development And R&D

What are Protocol Simulators? The term “simulator” means “imitator of a situation or a process”. In the digital sense, we can say that a protocol simulator or a network simulator is a computer-generated simulation of a protocol before bringing the product to the market. There is a paradigm shift in industries like industrial OEMs, discrete, […]

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  • Testing
  • March 23, 2021
  • 3 Minutes Read

Smart Test Automation for Desktop/Software Devices For Global Engineering Teams

As the Industrial Internet of Things is taking hold, we are seeing more and more desktop/software electronics being used to build smart devices, machines, and equipment for manufacturing OEMs. These devices are the “things” in IIoT and form a connected ecosystem and are at the core of the digital thread Desktop/software product development, therefore, holds […]

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  • Industry 4.0
  • March 23, 2021
  • 3 Minutes Read

Ethernet-APL (Advanced Physical Layer) and its relevance to Industries

Industrial revolution 4.0 has already set in, and industrial automation is a profound part of it. One of the crucial aspects of implementing a successful automation ecosystem in any industry is seamless communication between devices. For a long time, the traditional field buses like PROFIBUS, HART, FF, Modbus and a few others have been the […]

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  • Industry 4.0
  • February 26, 2021
  • 3 Minutes Read

EtherCAT Implementation Strategies

Industrial automation systems use Ethernet application layers technologies like EtherNet/IPTM and Profinet which often have issues related to bandwidth and payload. To overcome these shortcomings, Beckhoff Automation, a German automation company came forward with a Fieldbus system called the Fast Light Bus. This eventually evolved into EtherCAT (Ethernet for Control Automation Technology), which was launched […]

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  • Industry 4.0
  • February 10, 2021
  • 3 Minutes Read

Importance of Cybersecurity in IIoT

Manufacturing industries have evolved drastically over the last decade or so. With the advancements in technologies, manufacturers are aggressively adopting IT/OT convergence tools. Embedded systems, be in in the form of a small smart sensor, or a PLC/DCS, HMI, or an edge device are staring to play a more prominent role. Located in the lower […]

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  • Industry 4.0
  • February 9, 2021
  • 3 Minutes Read

Artificial Intelligence in Industrial Automation: A Primer

Role of Artificial Intelligence in Industrial Automation For many people, Artificial Intelligence(AI) means robots performing complex human tasks in sci-fi movies. Actually it is partially true. Whatever AI offers to the world is allowing the industrial machines to carry out super intelligent tasks. As the global industries and decision makers are facing new challenges, there […]

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  • Industry 4.0
  • February 1, 2021
  • 3 Minutes Read

All You Need to Know About Industry Protocols

An Introduction to Industrial Automation Communication Protocols Techopedia defines industrial communication protocols as “formal descriptions of digital message formats and rules.” These protocols are integrated in hardware systems as well as software programs. The core function of communication protocols is to send and receive messages between different systems, devices, or software programs. Communication protocols are […]

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  • OPC UA
  • January 25, 2021
  • 3 Minutes Read

How Embedded OPC UA can Enhance Potential for Interoperability

Introduction We have long realized that digitalization is the key to unlocking hidden business opportunities in the industrial sector. Digitization and digitalization becomes more successful when it is integrated across products, services, systems, and solutions. It is therefore essential to establish a seamless interoperability between the components of the enterprise and that of the automation […]

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  • Embedded
  • December 7, 2020
  • 3 Minutes Read

Top Five Thumb Rules of Intrinsic Safe Product Design 

In an industrial setting, flammable vapours, gas, airborne dust and fibres are potential explosive materials that under excess heat or electric sparks can cause catastrophic fires and explosions leading to loss of life and property. When the combination of oxygen, flammable materials and ignition energy are available, fires and explosions occur. The best way to […]

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  • Testing
  • December 7, 2020
  • 3 Minutes Read

What is the Significance of Regression Testing in Agile?

What is Regression Testing? Industrial revolution 4.0 has already started to show signs of significant change in various industrial operations. From manufacturing, to automotive, finance and production, every business process is being explored to unveil the potential of automating them. Industries are thriving hard to stay in tune with the latest technological advancements and be […]

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  • OPC UA
  • November 17, 2020
  • 3 Minutes Read

Top 10 Considerations While Implementing OPC UA

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is the most promising trend in the Industrial Revolution.

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  • Embedded
  • November 4, 2020
  • 3 Mins Read

Top 10 Tips for Industrial PCB Design

It does not matter if you are an experienced design engineer or a complete novice when it comes to an industrial PCB design.

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  • IIoT
  • October 27, 2020
  • 3 Minutes Read

Top 4 IIoT advantages for Oil and Gas industry

Industrial Internet of Things (IIoT) is the next big thing that’s happening across the industrial sector.

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  • Industry 4.0
  • October 27, 2020
  • 3 Minutes Read

5 practical applications of IIoT in industrial automation

Industrial Internet of Things or IIoT refers to interconnected instruments, sensors

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  • Testing
  • October 27, 2020
  • 3 Minutes Read

Software Testing in Industry 4.0

The fourth edition of the Industrial Revolution, or Industry 4.0, as it is commonly known is here to stay.

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  • EDM
  • Industry 4.0
  • September 11, 2020
  • 3 Mins Read

Role of Product Engineering Services

What is Product Engineering? The term product engineering refers to the development of a product from concept to manufacturing and release of the product to the market.

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  • Industry 4.0
  • August 31, 2020
  • 3 Mins Read

Top 10 Advantages of Industrial Automation

What is Industrial Automation? Automation helps save a lot of time and effort and at the same time, it helps get a job done more accurately.

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  • Embedded
  • August 10, 2020
  • 3 Mins Read

Application of Embedded Systems in Industrial Automation

From HVAC units to complex industrial automation applications, embedded systems are ubiquitous; acting as a programmable operating system

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  • OPC UA
  • August 7, 2020
  • 3 Mins Read

How OPC UA is revolutionizing Industrial Automation

Think about a production plant or a manufacturing unit, and it is a visual harmony of machines, robots, assembly lines, valves and many more parts

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  • Embedded
  • Sensor
  • July 16, 2020
  • 3 Mins Read

4 Tools for Building Embedded Linux Systems

What is an Embedded System?
An embedded system can be described as a hardware system that has its own software and firmware.

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  • Industry 4.0
  • July 8, 2020
  • 3 Mins Read

9 Technologies Which Form the Building Blocks for Industry 4.0

The rise of Industry 4.0, the new digital industrial technology Today the manufacturing scene in India mainly comprises of small and mid-end capital good industries

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